BBSPA Legal & Regulatory Seminar, 6 November 2015, Grand Hotel Sofia

BBSPA Legal & Regulatory Seminar

6 November 2015
Grand Hotel Sofia


Ivan Ivanov, Chairperson, EWRC, Bulgarian Energy Regulatory Authority

Jean-Marc Leroy, Senior Vice President – Infrastructure Business Line, ENGIE
“The European gas market – conditions for success and the role of the Balkan and Black Sea region”

  • What are the EU policy objectives and how does the industry respond to the challenges of the European policy.
  • What are the conditions for success to achieve the energy transformation.
  • What is the outlook for growth of the Balkan and Black Sea region and what is its role for Europe.

Adam Balogh, Adviser, System Development, ENTSOG
“ENTSOG 10-year-development plan 2015”

  • Short introduction of ENTSOG
  • The Ten Year Network Development process and most important findings of the TYNDP2015.
  • ENTSOG’s role in the Projects of Common Interest (PCI) selection process and the

o   Project-specific Cost-Benefit Analysis (PS-CBA) of PCI candidate projects

Dr. Harald Stindl, Managing Director, Gas Connect Austria
“Incremental Capacity and its allocation”

  • Status and content of the Code
  • Why is it Important
  • Application vs. current practice

Dr. Nadine Haase, European Gas Regulation Manager, PRISMA European Capacity Platform
“PRISMA’s progress towards an integrated European gas market’’

  • Network Code Capacity Allocation Mechanism (NC CAM) as foundation of the Platform
  • Development of the Platform
  • Governance of PRISMA
  • Status quo of NC CAM implementation at PRISMA

Max Seuster, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
“Regulatory and competitive aspects of energy markets”

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy Projects and Construction, Central and Eastern Europe, CMS Cameron McKenna
“Amendments to the legislation with regard to the liberalization of the gas market”

Ilona Vári, Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group
”The EU Energy Union”

  • Revision of the EU natural gas Security of Supply regulation
  • EU LNG strategy
  • Draft directive on the post 2020 EU Emission Trading Scheme